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in this world. >>> mega church founder rick warren says that president obama is "unfriendly" to religion. now, this is the same religion leader who gave the invocation at the president's first inauguration. back then he praised him for commitment to civility. now warren has a new book out entitled what on earth am i here for? in his first book, the purpose-driven life, has been a best seller list for more than a decade. earlier today he talked with my colleague rick baldwin about his new book and his concern for the american people. >> i learned a lot of things in the last ten years. when you write a book that now over 60 million readers just in america, according to gallop poll, 60 million people, that's 20% of america read, i'm not exaggerating, i probably have received half a million letters, and i still ten years later get hundreds of letters a day. >> how many do you actually read? >> not that many. as i read them, the ones that i have read, it really made me sympathetic to people's hurts. there's a lot of pain out there. >> all right. >>> powerball, one of the winning powerball tickets
it does in part, at least. we are making improvement in efficiency by using new religion. we had an ability to have a voluntary retirement program. we had some risk reduction, of course, in certain area in the company and tried to place them other places. >> i hope those -- retirement do not mean you said the very skilled part of your work force. >> most of them csh they were all in the nonagreement areas so they were not the labor force agreement force. they were all in the management area. about 3,000 employees outside the union construct here. and so when there was a need in many ways. it wasn't just moving, for example, the common care over to the side of things to make it more efficient. what is the market i think doing. are they doing their work the same way now as they used to, for example, with the travel agents which is changed -- substantially from what it was in the past. those kinds of things we're looking at as well. yes, in part of the kinds of changes that we're making in this strategic plan do help in that area. >> of your plan not the strategic plan, your plan to
to figure out, is this salary? [laughter] is it religion? is it politics, is it sex? what is it? he leans across the table and says, professor alford, this separation of powers business, separation of powers, you don't really believe it, do you? [laughter] he was rather amazed when i told him i thought it was a noble ideal. anyways, as aspiring as our example in the u.s. may be, i also think we owe it to the chinese and chinese reformers in particular to encourage them to familiarize themselves with an even broader range of hostilities. wonderfully with a conference that was referred to. prior to the financial crisis of 2008 but still to some degree today, many chinese reformers have tended to focus chiefly on the u.s. often to the exclusion of other models, drawn no doubt as much by our power as our ideals and ideas. i personally think it's more empowering to our chinese friends both politically and conceptually for us to lay out every broad array of possibilities. our chinese friends can see a range of possibilities, can see what our universal ideals about promoting human dignity in a r
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